Indore (Madhya Pradesh): A youth, who allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl, was stripped and beaten by some men in the Kanadiya police station jurisdiction, police said on Wednesday. The accused was also garlanded with slippers.
Kanadiya police station in-charge Jagdish Jamre said that the video went viral on Wednesday after which the police registered a case against four identified persons under various sections of the IPC, started a search for them and started an investigation.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the youth is 19-year-old and he had taken the girl somewhere on April 23. The next day, the family members informed the police after which the police registered a case under section 363 of the IPC against an unidentified person. Following information, the family members caught the accused, who allegedly raped the girl. He was stripped naked on April 24 and was thrashed by some people in the area. The accused was garlanded with the slippers and a person was provoking a child to beat the accused. Then, someone made a video and circulated it on social media.
According to TI Jamre, the girl stated to the police that the accused had lured her and taken her to a room in the area where he made physical relations with her. After the statements of the girl, a case has been registered against the youth for sexually harassing the minor girl. The rape accused, who was beaten by the people, was arrested by the police on Wednesday and a search is on for the people, who thrashed him and made his video after stripping him.
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